I saw a man: a novel

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An utterly stunning novel of love, loss, the insidious nature of secrets, and the transformative power of words. I Saw a Man fulfills the promise of Owen Sheers's acclaimed novel, Resistance . When journalist Caroline Marshall dies while on assignment in Pakistan, her grief-stricken husband, Michael, leaves their cottage in Wales and returns to London. He quickly develops a friendship with his neighbors, Josh and Samantha Nelson, and their two young daughters. Michael's becoming close with the family marks the beginning of a long healing process. But Michael's period of recovery comes to an abrupt end when a terrible accident brings the burden of a shattering secret into his life. How will Michael bear the agonizing weight of guilt as he navigates persistent doubts on the path to attempted redemption? The answer, revealed poignantly in Sheers' masterly prose , is eloquent, resonant, and completely unforgettable.
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display_description "While on assignment in Pakistan, Caroline Turner is killed in a drone strike. Her grief-stricken husband Michael leaves their cottage in Wales and returns to London to try to build a new life. He quickly develops a close friendship with his neighbors Josh and Samantha Nelson and their two young daughters. Michael's friendship with the Nelsons marks the beginning of a long healing process, which is interrupted when Michael receives a letter from the soldier responsible for Caroline's death"--
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subject_facet Accidents -- Fiction, Families -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Grief -- Fiction, London (England) -- Fiction, Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction, Neighbors -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Secrecy -- Fiction, Widowers -- Fiction, Wives -- Death -- Fiction
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